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Jasmeen Kaur's redesign of the NC State Graduate School + Poole College of Management Building proposes improving accessibility beyond code compliance.

Aug 17, 2022

Accessible Design Takes Spotlight in Competition

Fourteen students were tasked with designing a new building that focuses on accessibility and universal design on NC State Centennial Campus that would serve the Poole College of Management and the Graduate School. 

3D-printed ceramic items sit on a shelf in Shawn Protz's ceramics lab

Jun 14, 2022

3D-Printed Ceramics Encompass Art, Technology and Tradition

The College of Design is buzzing with innovation as students and teachers alike discover new ways to mix creativity with technology. For one faculty member, that means taking clay craft to a new level by 3D printing ceramics. 

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Apr 12, 2022

Retired Materials Lab Instructor Jack Lancaster Passes Away at 79

Ibby Jackson Lancaster III, known as Jack or Jackie, passed away on March 29, 2022 after a brief battle with lung cancer. Jack worked at the College of Design for over three decades, and has made a lasting impression on generations of students. 

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Apr 8, 2022

2022 Shawcroft Prize Winners Announced

The Brian Shawcroft Prize is awarded every year to an architecture student nominated by a faculty member for their excellent hand drawing skills. This year marks the 28th year of the competition. 

NC State Creatives - Harish Palani

Oct 7, 2021

NC State Creatives: Harish Palani

Why can’t plastic be art? Harish Palani is a graduate student at the School of Architecture, and he is driven to reduce plastic waste by any means possible. 

Jenny Tiet Portrait in Office

Aug 24, 2021

Q&A | Jenny Tiet on Advising for a Community

Jenny Tiet started a completely new position at the college in April with the mission of providing support to students experiencing academic difficulty and working with student organizations to help the design students feel a sense of community. 

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Jul 30, 2021

J. Stacy Utley: It’s Not About the Artist

It was while working on a mural when J. Stacy Utley was approached by a facilities staff member who recommended he attend Design Camp. Now, he’s creating a landmark celebrating Charlotte’s historically Black West End neighborhood. 

Three Precast Concrete Panels

Jul 26, 2021

Why Can’t we be Friends? Cementing the Relationship Between Architects and Engineers

Upon returning to campus this year, you may notice a few new features standing by the south walls of Kamphoefner. While these sculptures might look purely decorative, they are actually the result of a lesson in structure, durability and cooperation between disciplines. The ARC 503 studio is taught by Associate Professor of Architecture Dana Gulling,… 

Cover Sheet for Jillian Ford Forward Justice Center

Jun 14, 2021

Forward Justice: Architecture Students Present Designs for New Triangle Site

Architecture students were asked to design a new home for the Triangle’s Forward Justice Center as their final project before the summer began. The organization’s local office is currently a rental space; however, they now hope to find a permanent home to service over 2 million residents within the region. 

Apr 15, 2021

Charles Kahn, Carter-Finley Stadium Architect, Passes Away

Charles H. Kahn, FAIA, one of the original architects and engineers for NC State’s Carter-Finley football stadium, passed away at the age of 95 on April 8, 2021, at his home in Chapel Hill, NC. 

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Mar 24, 2021

Building an Impact: Architecture Alumnus Bolsters Student Travel Opportunities

In conjunction with NC State’s annual Day of Giving, alumnus Greg Cranford is making a $250,000 estate gift to support students studying abroad. 

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Dec 16, 2020

Three Students Bring Home the Shawcroft Drawing Prize

The Brian Shawcroft Prize is awarded every year to an architecture student nominated by a faculty member for her/his excellent hand drawing skills.